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Jul 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
antonio, texas, karen brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> staff sergeant jesse childress was also laid to rest saturday at a private service in colorado. stay with wjz for complete coverage of the tragedy in aurora. for the very latest on the suspect, the victims and the investigation, you can log onto wjz.com. >>> meanwhile, back here in maryland, nine people are recovering tonight after the boat they were on sank. it happened just east of ocean city. the coast guard got the call this morning that the boat was taking on water. it sank about a half hour after the call came in. everyone on board was rescued and pulled from the water. >>> a howard county police officer is recovering after the car jumped a curb and hit his cruiser. happened in north laurel at washington boulevard and davis avenue, just after 1:00 saturday morning. officials say this woman here, yolanda merchison drove her car over the median. she is charged with driving while intoxicated. >>> they found an adult male with trauma to his upper body here in the 300 block of south charles street. the man died of trauma. and t
CBS
Jul 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
swing. >> talk about extremes with bernadette. >>> an air force instructor in texas is sent to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. a military jury at auckland aforce base found lewis walker guilty on several charges incleugd rape. he's one of 12 instructors accuse of sexual miswith female trainees. six o have been officially charged. >>> police are investigating a shooting here in baltimore tonight. officers found a 21-year-old man bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds. that victim was rushed to the hospital, and tonight he is said to be in stable condition. police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to go ahead and call detectives. >>> police are hoping for help in the case of a missing vulnerable adult. look at this picture of natoya williams hobb. she is mentally challenged. they need help trying to find this woman. anyone with information is asked to call the missing persons unit. >>> it is one of the night's fastest-growing airports. and now vwithurgood marshall has bhun to expand. it's one improvement that will make vwi a favorite for passengerrers
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Jul 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
down that busy road. pretty scary situation in texas when a deck comes crashing down during a birthday party. victims say they thought their life was over. the entire deck crashed from the second story of the home. one witness said he was on the deck for 15 minutes then he started wood cracking and the deck started to sinking. >> you could see people were inside the pool holding it. >> there were people being carted off with broken -p bones and gashes. everybody is pretty shaken up. >> when it fell about 10 people were standing on it. >>> looks like bruce springsteen might have to rethink his nickname. bruce and his band were playing twisted shout when suddenly the audio went out. authorities say they cut the fire because the show ran over curfew. all right we're not hearing that around here. we're hearing pretty big thunder boomers out there. especially out on the beach. some people tell me they had to run off the beach for cover out here not long ago. >> we lad a couple of severe thunderstorms warnings -- we did have a a couple of severe thunderstorms warnings. we will show you immed
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
: here in the texas panhandle, flip bingham is turning dust into gold. >> the drought sucked the life out of most crops, but the bingham family farm is a bright shot. >> how good is your crop this year? >> fantastic. we have the quality and quantity. >> reporter: bingham is growing grapes they can cool rate drought in fact -- tolerate drought in fact heat makes them sweeter they are so profitable he uses most of his water for the vineyard leaving the cotton crop to survive on rain. >> so you can make 10 times more off of these grapes than your cotton with the same amount of water. >> correct. >> reporter: in fact farmers doubt they will make any profit on cotton this year. >> it is in a word finished. >> reporter: at this farm the plants are small and flowers on top a bad sign. >> they wave the white flag of surrender they are done and it is finished. >> reporter: analysts say texas farmers will likely abandon a third of the cotton crop because of drought damage for most grapes are not an option, starting up costs $10,000 per achier and take 5 years to become productive. >> plus the h
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. caught on tape. more dramatic surveillance video of a bus crash in texas. and the fallouts of the driver. >>> mysterious death. the body of a billionaire found in her london home. what happened to her husband. >> symbolic vote. republicans once again seeking to repeal the president's healthcare plan. why it's being done now. eyewitness news at 4:00 continues with denise and vic after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 4:30. 89 degrees and partly sunny. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> breaking news. republicans make good on a pledge to repeal another vote on the healthcare overhaul. the house just voted to repeal the law, but the senate will not follow suit. >> on this vote, the yeas are 244, the nays are 185, the bill is passed. >> reporter: this is the 33rd time, the republican-controlled house has voted to scrap all or part of president obama's healthcare reform law. >> this is a law, madam speaker, that the american people did not want when it was passed. and it remains a law that th
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
showers riding from texas and down toward the gulf. and right on into the delmarva. and what we're going to see are little ripeps along that. and clouds cast in our direction, as a result of that system being very close. that is the reason we can't rule out a shower or so, mum like we had out towards westminster and hagerstown. but out past westminster and hagerstown right now. what we'll have is high pressure in control, keeping us in the dry zone now. as that high continues to move off to the east, warm air moves in. temperatures, dew points and humidity levels all start to gun for the weekend. and temperatures get closer to 90 degrees. but not in the 100s. 8:44, our sunset time today, with a southeast wind on the bay. and 5 to 10 knots is your wind speed on the ocean. patchy clouds with spotty showers around tonight. down to around 67 degrees. 97 tomorrow. very warm with clouds and sun. five-day forecast is coming up in just a short time. >> all right, tim. thank you the. >>> still ahead at 5:00. rare find. how these baseball cards could set a record. and why baltimore is playing into
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, can science stop the out break of hiv. >> a truck carrying people over turns in texas. >> it's a humid around and the gun is finally out. stick around for bob's updated first warning weather coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] before allegra, allergies kept emma from enjoying the fun. after allegra, she's back catching fireflies. effective, long-lasting, non-drowsy relief. after children's allegra, kids have it all. >>> shattered glass are all that's left after a pipeline ruptured in texas. it sent flames 100 feet in the air. residents are just now returning to their homes after being evacuated. lightening struck a control valve causing it to ignite. >>> cis says 24-year-old casey james is caused with two counts of arson aboard the uss miami. estimates put the damage at $400 million. no motive has been released. >>> investigators are working to identify the suicide bomber responsible for a deadly bus explosion. andrea is in the news room with the latest. >> reporter: investigators are analyzing video from the bus station. from that experts put a skrech together o
CBS
Jul 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
. in san antonio, texas, wjznews. >> staff sergeant jesse childress was laid to rest in colorado. stay tuned for the complete tragedy in aurora, log on to wjz.com for more. >>> an investigation is underway after a boat sinks in ocean city. it happened 46 miles offshore. the coast guard said nine people were sent into the water and the boat sank a half hour after the call came in. everyone on board was rescued and is expected to be okay. >> police in south bam more are investigating a suspicious death. a man with trauma to his upper body was found on south charles street. >>> detectives say it is not clear if he was shot and we are awaiting an autopsy report. >>> turning to the olympics and all the excitement in london. michael phelps will get another chance to win a medal. we have the report from london. >> reporter: superstar ryan lochte made a big splash so far. he blew michael phelps out of the water. >> we were hoping ryan would win. he is the underdog. >> reporter: lochte said he was still in shock when he touched the wall. phelps couldn't believe it either. >> you would think phe
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Jun 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
into force in iran, a's and ranchers in texas, the rangers are too good. judge hamilton 25th home run of the armed rangers win 7-till. storms in the d.c. area kleist damaged at congressional country club in the golf tournament a light 6 hours and fans not allowed on the grounds. it tiger woods with this chip, in for a birdie he is one back of the leader. the call of the california classic at stanford stadium. the quakes come back to tie it. of a corner kick out the back of us but the quakes claim victory. 4-3. >>> was a you at 11. ♪[linkin park "burn it down"] ♪[rock] ♪ [narrator] can't wait for the honda civic tour featuring linkin park? neither can we. go to facebook.com/hondacivictour for details. to deposit checks at the nearest citibank branch. ♪ like this one. ♪ or this one. ♪ or, maybe this one. ♪ but when it's this easy to use citibank mobile check deposit at home...why would he? ♪ woooo!
CBS
Jul 17, 2012 4:00pm EDT
noticed a dip in business at his restaurant near austin, texas, where the water level has been dropping. >> i'm afraid it's hitting other people on the lake worse than it's hitting me but it's still necessary that we get it back up and having water in the lake will help that for sure. >> coming up new at 5:00 and 6:00; wjz talks to farmers. >>> jennifer lopez departing from american idol. more from hollywood. >> the new interview with jennifer lopez, her spectacular new world tour. >> montreal minutes before you're off stage ready to go on. what are you thinking? >> tons of adrenaline. here, we have this amazing stage and these l.e.d. screens and, you know, all these tricks on the stage and amazing entrance. >> j. lo kicked it off in canada. >> you're sweating at the end of the night! oh, yeah, for sure. well the dancing, i still probably have more dancing in my show than most. i started as a dancer and i think people expect that from me, you know? >> i saw the abs. i know what keeps you in shape. >> yeah. >> it works for you. put it that way. >> no, i love dancing, and definit
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
from texas, tennessee, and missouri. good for all the girls who met their goals. >> a mile,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> mark viviano with the sports report. >> there's time to improve. to say it's been up and down applies quite literally to o's pitcher, like tommy hunter, back up with the big league team after sent down to the minors. he gets the start in minnesota after spending time with the a.a.a. team. o's hitters will face twins lefty. the birds lost six of the last seven games. among the weaknesses exposed, young pitching chris tillman with a bad game. he watched with a disappointing season debut in minnesota last night. knocked out of the game after four innings, he was charged with giving up four runs and the relievers couldn't hold the twins down either. two runs score on the consecutive hits in the inning. a difference with a 6-4 orioles defeat, but it goes back to britain. an outing that didn't last long enough to help the team. >> four innings and 100 pitches. better and it wasn't there tonight. >> it's just disappointing. you can't do that. this is a game you've got
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 4:00pm EDT
towards the carolinas. and making a sweep toward texas. and another front is trying to push in from the southwest. that would likely bring us the chance of showers tomorrow, late tomorrow night, and through the weekend. take a look at our temperatures however. 85 degrees right now. 77 out toward oakland. the dew point is pretty low at 57. so that 85 right now, feels more like, well, 84 degrees. just one degree lower than the actual temperature. then you see, the temperatures are now starting to change going into this 4:00 hour. we expect to see the temperatures climb here over the next few days the and we could be back in the three- digit range coming next week. we'll talk about it coming up in your complete first warning forecast. >>> check in on our roads. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, kristy. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. traffic not so nice out there. travel on the north side inner loop. heavy traffic from dulaney valley road to loch raven boulevard. also significant delays from 95 to security boulevard. traffic moving at only about 30 miles per hour. also some dela
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Jul 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
public transportation bus plows into a line of cars in texas. take a look. the startling video shows the bus for disabled passengers, slamming into five parked cars on the dallas north tollway. two people are recovering in the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. the driver is facing charges and is on paid administrative leave. police are investigating. >>> a hospital is putting a hold on organ transplants after a serious mistake. methodist dallas medical center, accidentally gave a patient who was not next in line, a new kidney. apparently, it was an radmin -- administrative error, by a long- time employee. more than 200 patients are on the texas hospital's kidney and pancreas transplant list. >>> in tonight's wjz healthwatch, millions of americans have used electronic cigarettes. susan mcginnis reports for wjz. the food and drug administration says they could be a hazard to your health. >> reporter: justin king enjoys a puff on his lunch break. but he's not smoking regular cigarettes anymore. he's using electronic cigarettes, which he says helped him kick his 18-year
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
threatening much of the midwest. >>> and some of the drought crisis is over in texas, but despite heavy rain, the northern panhandle is still parch. parched. the state system is drying up. karen brown reports for wjz. >> reporter: each in the middle of a corn field. the farmer is never without his blackberry. >> how has that changed your life? >> well, ultimately, what we will be able to do is consult everything with our telephones. >> reporter: in the blistering heat of the drought, he and his neighbors are going high-tech to conserve water. because the massive aquifer that irrigates their field has seen an historic drop in two years of drought. in some areas, as much as 14 feet. >> we're looking pretty good here. >> to help save the aquifer, leon teaches the new high-tech system. underground probes measures soil. >> it will spike up. >> reporter: so he only waters where it's needed. >> right now, we're watering crops like this corn, with half as much water as we're used to. >> reporter: sprinklers are now closer to the ground, so there's less evaporation. we used to spray the wa
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Jul 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
had to drive, i don't know, 15 to 1800-miles to get here from texas. i had a fender bender a couple of day us ago, but live is live, i keep going. >> in the art car. >> yeah. >> from texas, how many like, did you drive that vehicle up or haul it? >> no. i drove it. >> how many trucks gave you the school honk the? >> people point. what i don't like is when they almost run me off of the road and knocking me and taking pictures and blocking me. that's the bad part. everyone is your friend. whether you want them to be or not. >> all right. joe hayden, thank you very much. >> all right. enjoy your stay in baltimore, bud. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> all right. joe hayden down at art scape. $27million the event brings into the city. 350,000 people every year. >> if the weather would cooperate this afternoon and tomorrow no weather issue at all. normally it is 190 degrees the weekend of art scare. it is 190 or showers. >>> still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back. headquarters of under aimer. we will protect this house known as baltimore. w
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Jul 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
will hold rally in pennsylvania today and president obama will be in texas for a fundraiser. >> stay with wjz for complete coverage of campaign 2012. wjz is always on for you, go to wjz.com. >>> in sports, ravens fans are breathing a sigh of relief this morning as ray rice is offered and signs a long term contract. the star running back getting a 5 year deal. the deal came just minutes before yesterday's 4 p.m. deadline. rice is getting ready for training camp coming off his best season ever. >>> the oriels are sleeping off a rough series opener in minnesota. their starting pitcher just didn't have much last night on the mound. the twins joe mower hits a single into center field in the first inning. the oriels fall behind 7-0. the twins ended up winning 19-7. >> okay. continue playing the game in the twin cities this day. >> yes. >>> take a look at the day part. i just walked outside. boy, it's hot out there. that mid 70s feels a lot hotter than that. i just checked to see what the heat index is, believe it or not it's still 74. >> really? >> you can just tell it though. 94
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Jul 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
over in dallas texas. neighbors took to the streets to protest a fatal officer- involved shooting tuesday night. witnesses claimed police shot an unarmed man in the back as he was running away. now, the incident is under investigation but no one was arrested at the protest. >>> there is still no sign of two young cousins, iowa cousins, missing for nearly two weeks. they went for a bike ride, july 13th and then disappeared. as tom foreman explains, investigators believe they are still alive. >> reporter: a week and a half since 8-year-old elizabeth collins and 10-year-old lyric cook morris, went for a bike ride, and still there is no sign of what happened to them. despite the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, dozens of police, the fbi, and even tracking dogs, investigators appear to have few clues. eliz beth's patients on abc's good morning america this week. >> they do have a couple of leads. and that is it. >> it's as those they disappeared into thin air in broad daylight. >> reporter: shortly after they vanished, attention focused on 25 acres myers lake. the girls' bikes and a
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Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
said he saw nothing that would prevent romney from being president. >> the president was in texas yesterday for a series of fundraisers there. the loan star state has not voted for a democratic president since jimmy carter in 1976. stay with wjz for complete coverage of campaign 2012. for constantup dates go to -- constant updates go to wjz.com. >>> visitors to the maryland zoo should keep their eyes out for sparrow. the calf was born last month. sparrow's birth is important because her species is nearly extinct. when she is all grown up she will be able to reach a running speed of 45 miles an hour. >>> the oriels continue to have a tough time. they were in minute -- minnesota last night. a big hit for adam jones a three run homer. zach britain was on the mound and gave up four runs on six hits with a career high six walks in four innings of work for him. the twins get another win, score 6-4. the oriels are 10 games behind the yankees in the american league east. their road trip will continue in cleveland. saturday it will be on wjz. see the oriels taking on the indians live at 7:
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Jul 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
brother. she attended texas christian university, where she won several ncaa titles. >> what a story. >> pretty inspirational. >> i'm sure more inspirational stories like that will come out. >>> straight ahead at 5:00. controversy over olympic security. why some homeowners in london are angry and frightened. >>> the numbers are improving. but there's more work to be done. i'm rochelle ritchie. i'll tell you how baltimore schools faired in this. >>> i'm ron matz at m&t bank stadium. international soccer is returning to baltimore. the story coming up here on wjz. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it it is it is just before 5:30. 85 degrees and partly cloudy. beautiful out there. good evening, everybody. thank you for staying with eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. new numbers show a slight improvement in the education of baltimore city students. but there is still a long way to go. wjz is live at city school headquarters. rochelle ritchie has a look at the maryland state saassessment -- assessment results. rochelle? >> reporter: well, mary, the results a
CW
Jul 1, 2012 8:30am PDT
challenge. crews are traveling from as far away as texas and florida to help untangle trees. >> the wait is over for some colorado residents who were forced to flee in the face of massive wild fire. authorities are allowing them to return home. as drew levenson shows us, the flames are only part of the threat to some of these empty homes. >> win the burden just came home after sleeping three nights at a friend's house. she and her fiancee evacuated when the walled canyon wild fire scrap within blocks of her home. she was thrilled to be back but shocked to find her car was gone, stolen >> it was a mazda, a limited edition >> thieves also broke into her house >> they came through the window >> they ransacked the place taking jewelry and computers >> you feel violated that there are people out there that prey upon victims and people who are already suffering. >> sarah cracker was still unpacking saturday, she took most of her precious belongings including the flag draped her father's coffin. she says it was stressful not knowing whether her home survived the fires. >> it's great to be
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Jul 16, 2012 4:00pm EDT
for a group of people in austin texas they got together for a birthday celebration. the deck they were standing on came crashing down hour into the party. >> realized what was going on and then it just kind of -- everybody screamed, not traumatic but, there were like screams people falling down. >> reporter: exclusive images of the collapse, as people scrambled trying to help each other, some even tried to hold up the deck >> i was thinking oh, man someone is going to die >> it fell inwards not out wards when it fell in it had another chance to topple back over. >> reporter: i could see people inside the pool holding it. >> more than half a dozen ems crews along with fire and police were called out to the home, around 7:30 p.m. this afternoon. >> people being carted off with broken bones and gashes pretty bad everybody is shaken up. >> almost 400 square feet of deck collapsed and fell down, into the ravine below at that time there was probably 15, 12 to 15 people stand orange the deck. >> some fell down -- on the deck. some fell down the hill some had to be removed from the back of the
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Jul 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
texas. prosecution say the immigration was conducting drug surveillance when his team was ambush said. the agent survived and is recovering at the hospital. >>> incredible video of an accident near dallas. take a look at a line of cars. that's when a fight whitebus -- white bus slams into the back of them, causing a chain- reaction crash. two people were hurt. a preliminary report says the driver wasn't paying attention and failed to control the speed. he has been placed on administrative leave. >>> a woman in phoenix is charged with giving her 2-year- old son beer while at a restaurant. police say valerie topet was seen pouring beer into the child's sippy cup. they say the woman admitted to doing it because the child kept reaching for the pitcher of beer. the child was taken into child custody and was later released to his father. >>> i'm nicole dedo nato, live in easttown. and those coming up. >> that's her, nile coal dido nato. and she was very composed. live outside a microbrewery. while the cat must have had some of that microbrew and decided to make that cameo appearance. it jum
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Jul 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
least two people. there are 2600 you nilty workers some from as far away as texas and canada, out there trying to get power back on. in some cases they can't begin to make repairs because massive trees are still in the way. wjz has extensive first warning weather coverage. adam may is in towel son. but first mike helgren is in baltimore. >> reporter: lightning and strong winds proved a powerful combination, toppling over many of those trees you were talking about and cutting out power to so many people. let's look at video whether it is from the air or ground. this was a huge storm, some of these wind gusts were 70 to 80 miles an hour, the mayor says power is being restored at a slower pace in the city, compared to other parts of the counties, other parts of baltimore she says she is on it and urging patience right now. >> we might be annoyed, frustrated, and hot as heck we can get over that. if we lose a vulnerable citizen because of this heat, we can't get over that. >> three heat related deaths because of this record breaking heat that we had going into this storm friday and se
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Jul 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
started his acting career on broadway. he died yesterday at his home in texas. he was 74 years old. >>> back here m&t bank stadium is being transformed into a world class soccer venue. crews have been laying down hundreds of rolls of kentucky blue grass. more than 40,000 tickets have been sold for saturday afternoon when liverpool will take on tottenham. >>> the oriels had a tough night playing the rays downtown. chen would pitch well enough to win but unfortunately the birds would not generate enough offense to make that happen. they only managed three hits, including a homerun from adam jones, his 23rd of the season. the oriels fall to the rays 3-1. same two teams downtown tonight. the oriels home stand continues this weekend. saturday and sunday it will be on wjz. see saturday night's game at 7:00 and sunday afternoon's game at 1:30, both with the a's live on wjz 13. >> you can go down and watch the soccer game, there's still 35,000 seats left. it's amazing when you sell 40,000 and only 50% full. after that you can watch an oriole's game. next saturday it's the raven's open prac
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Jul 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> residents are surprised for a whole different reason in north texas. some say those residents are karching grasshoppers. catching grasshoppers. others since early june have caught locusts by the jarsful. speculation is they are using the bugs for food. fried grasshoppers are a delicacy in some parts of the world. but they haven't exactly caught on in the panhandle. so there's surplaws -- surplus, in case you're interested. >> bon appetit. >>> that's it for us tonight. >> thanks for watching, wjz. maryland's news station. we don't want you to rush away. there's much more ahead on the cbs evening news with scott pelley, including the drastic measure local cities are taking to keep the city afloat. plus, why veterans aren't getting the >> pelley: tonight, going broke. a city near bankruptcy cuts the pay of firemen and cops to minimum wage. another city's cuts have students jammed into classrooms. elaine quijano and ben tracy on cities in crisis. the supreme court upheld the president's health care law. but now several states are opting out. anna werner reports. what's behind this extreme weat
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Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
know what he had but the sports collectibles experts at heritage auctions in texas did. >> we believe this is the most significant find in the history of the hobby. when they sent in the package and we initially opened it up our reaction was oh, my god, these are the nicest condition examples of this series. >> the cards were given away as a republican day promotion in 1910. they include traffic information any -- they include ty cub and sigh young. today they are valued at at least $3 million. the best bunch 37 cards will be sold at auction in baltimore when the national sports collectors convention is held in august at the baltimore convention center. >> when they called us up and said it's the most significant find of baseball cards ever i was like, no, it's just baseball cards. in this particular series in this particular card in this condition some of them are mint condition. it just blows everybody away. >> the grandfather is survived by 20 family members who will divide the win fall when the cards are auctioned off. >> the 37 cards being auctioned are expected to fetch
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Jul 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
resources are enough so we had to go deep to the south to texas and oklahoma and south into georgia and mississippi to bring in resources. they are in route. we've got well over a thousand trucks, well over 2000 folks either working the store now were in route to us. but it is going to take some time. the restoration effort as a result is the one dated. that's the problem. >> yesterday you said people were already calling and complaining. here's what's going to happen. fourth of july is this week. many people call it is our destroyed. they become even more upset. how are you dealing with that? >> we are trying to set expectations. we don't want to give false expectations. we are worried about restoring power to lost customers. many of our employees in the field on a power themselves and want a power for days. better to tell our customers to make plans now, plan for the worst, -- expect the worst but plan for what you may need. again, i can't emphasize enough this is going to be in operation that's going to extend deep into this week. >> of patience, patience. help your neighbors and
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Jul 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
wheelchair. as -- it happened at a school in arlington, texas. >> reporter: watch this surveillance video closely. it shows a special needs student going up a ramp and seconds later tumbling down. the student in the video is 18- year-old payton jared. in early april, he was pushed down these steps by another special needs student. >> he was knocked unconscious. jazz students were lot alone. eight of them were being supervised by three adults, one teacher and two teaching assistants. payton suffered a number of injuries. and his family was just told he has severe brain damage. >> this wasn't just a simple he got hurt and they put a band aid on it and the boo boo is fix. he is hurt. ask it's going to be for a while. we don't know how long. >> reporter: the cost of payton's medical care is skyrocketing. the family has needed everything from a new wheelchair. >> that could have easily been my daughter. >> reporter: tim with a nonprofit group made up of drag racers. when they heard about payton, they wanted to help and started a facebook page. >> my own daughter, you know? she can't comm
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Jul 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as florida. even as far west as texas. trying to restore the backbone of this system. bge says there were major problems with their infrastructure because of all of these trees that came down with our strong winds and lightning. remember these wind gusts were equal to a category 1 hurricane that tore through here. and we just hope that with more severe weather possibly to come, that there's not more damage. and there's not any rollback to the progress that has already been made. reporting live in baltimore county, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. >>> from the midwest to the mid- atlantic, at least 24 deaths are being blamed on the weather. as danielle nottingham reports, people are becoming more vulnerable, the longer it takes to get back to normal. >> reporter: utility crews in virginia are battling downed trees, oppressive heat, and upset customers. >> it is a huge mess. we haven't seen any work being done yet in the neighborhood to cut up the trees. >> reporter: at this call center, customers want to know how much longer they have to sweat it out. >> a
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tonight. moving away from us. the heat still over texas. to the west, kind of a diffuse frontal system with scattered storms. you see it from new york state. through western maryland, west virginia. this may make it over the mountains tonight. so if you can get a shower in the last few hours, late tonight, there may still be a risk of thunderstorm activity. and you see lightning overnight. but by thursday, that higher pressure begins to move in. things begin to dry out. but behind it, slight warming back into the low 90s, which will be above average. south winds, 5 to 10 knots. bay temp, once again around 82 degrees. tonight, scattered storms still possible. otherwise, patchy fog. well, it did rain, 70. tomorrow, back up to 89. sunday, above average, with again, a mixture of clouds and sun. some areas getting showers. and thunderstorm activity. some areas will stay dry for the next few days. >> okay. thank you, bob. >>> still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. after years of delay, an illinois police officer goes on trial for the murder. his fourth wife. opening statements in the
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Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> a by sr smash and grab story out of texas. a naked man crashes his pick up truck into a mall then tries to steal clothes and shoes. police say 35 year old arthur ortiz was arrested and charged with burglary. >>> call it a prime example of multitasking as a hungry baseball fan makes an impressive catch. this man carrying a tray of food -- a full trade of food, makes a catch between his legs. he not only managed to keep -- wow. okay. to keep hold of his refreshments but also went home with a souvenir. >> he's got the ball and dinner. >> okay. where there's a will there's a way. >> you see that all the time, people holding their babies, a cup of beer. >> they do. i think it's reaction and reflexes. you don't think of how you're going to do it, you just see something happening and react. >> i think there's something playing a cool joke, catch this. >>> still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> why are 4th, 5th and 6:00 >> why are 4th, 5th and 6:00 ,,,,,,,, but they can be really well thexpensive.ted a puppy, so to save money i just found them a possum. dad, i think he's de
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Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
safety concerns after that fire. >>> a crash takes the lives of more than a dozen people in texas. vic is in the news room with the latest. >> reporter: the crash happened in rural south texas. police say a pick up truck carrying illegal immigrants were pack intoed the truck. the -- were packed into the troubling. investigators are trying to determine the cause of the wreck. >> thank you. in pral nine mexican immigrants died in a crash. >> -- >>> some information on the fire aboard a u.s. submarine that cost $400 million in damage. a civilian employee set the fire because he was allegedly suffering from anxiety and wanted to get off work early. 24-year-old casey furry faces up to loif in prison for setting -- life in prison for setting the arson on the uss mie almy. >>> -- mie almy. >>> police -- the uss miami. >>> police believe the two missing girls in iowa were not abducted. >> investigators searching for two missing iowa cousins wants to interview a person paddle boating on the lake who was there 10 somedays ago. >> robin around articled -- or nod has her personal message. sdmrsz w
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Jul 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
basises. the first inning got national league rolling toward an 8-0 victory. texas manager ron washington won two straight world series. and now, two straight all-star games. >> because we're competitors. and we want to win. but i think you gotta tip your hat to the national league again. they came out, they swung the bats. started bringing those arms in. and they got the job done. you got justin verlander out there, you don't expect they're going to come out and get five runs on him like that. but it happened. that's why you can't predict baseball. it's got to be played. you never know what is going to happen. >> and wieters and jones were not able to help the lineup. jim johnson did pitch one perfect inning of relief. this is wieters making the final out of the game. friday, the detroit tigers visit camden yards to start a weekend series. >>> in football, it's countdown to training camp. and the clock is ticking on a deadline for some contract. the ravens kick off camp in two weeks. and running back ray rice has until monday afternoon, to negotiate a new long-term contract. if there is
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Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the trial of the accused murder and former police officer drew peterson. >> texas inferno what cause third-degree fiery explosion. >> bob turk in your ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt. juicy steak, crispy bacon, and melted cheese with creamy santa fe caesar. or try adding egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt -- a favorito for breakfast but muy bueno any time of day. get to your local subway and claim your steak today -- with new santa fe steak melts. subway. eat fresh. >>> jury selection begins in the case of a former police officer. the case was ruled an accident but was reopened after peterson became the suspect in the disappearance of his third wife, stacy peterson. police believe she is dead but have not yet found her body. >>> people are being evacuated after an evacuation in port arthur texas. investigators say lightning struck an ethaline control valve causing it to ignite. >>> sally ride the first american woman in space has died today at the age of 61. h
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Jul 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
delay both texas executives and politicians say it hurts innovation the one existing offices in alexandria va getting an office in the valley has been three years in the making, it should bring products to market faster right now there are no satellite offices of that is it for patents have to go through the virginia office and in person appearances are required in front of examiners. >>> we think it will speed things up, there is a big a light were behind hundreds of thousands of patents, about a three-year delay which is absurd. that is a product life in the technology world >>> the delay affects product to market because investors are frustrated filing a patent is not an inexpensive and never were talking tens of thousands of dollars, not just treasure but time. at this point no locations selected for the new office although it is that the to be in san jose as many as 250 paten examiners will work here and those fallen for the patents will pay the operating costs no taxpayer money involved. this will be unveiled at a news conference tomorrow morning from washington d.c. by th
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Jul 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
prime time lineup at 10:00. followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. >>> and this photo at a texas rangers game is worth a thousand words. see the guy in the background? that's all-star outfielder josh hamilton, jumping in with three girls. taking a photo by the dugout. the picture has gone viral. received at least 25,000 likes on the texas rangers' facebook page. >> okay. and those girls will treasure that photo. that's it for us tonight. back at 11:00. i'm denise koch. >> thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much more ahead on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. wild storms, raising wildfires and record heat. and what scientists say is behind this year's weather phenomenons. and we invite to you come back here and join us for eyewitness news at 11:00. because we'll have much more on the storms that affected our area and the power outages and the storms that bob has been telling us have been moving in our area once ,, >> pelley: tonight, 2,000 records broken. new high temperatures are marked this week as the heat wave won't let go. why is this happe
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Jul 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
three other inspirational women selected are from texas, tennessee, and missouri. >> oh my gosh. great story. kaitlyn is a powerhouse. you could tell her students were just motivated. math? >> yeah. that works too. >> still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news, prison break and how a curious bobcat got into the big house. >> in the first warning weather center with the five-day ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] virtual wallet can help you be that person who's good with money. see what's free to spend. move money with a slide. save with a shake. feel good about your decisions. >> now the first warning of severe weather. >> welcome back. there's the laze out there and in some cases, the haze has given way to showers and thunderstorms. we'll start out with tobacco doppler radar. we have severe thunderstorm warnings in effect. over baltimore, it's rain showers and not as much in the way of thunderstorms but there's still more to come off to the northwest. we'll show you the forecast for tomorrow. this is what we're looking at. that front will stall out and on and off chances of scatt
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Jul 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
down 13 people at fort hood in texas. but he's still in the army and still draws a paycheck. denise? >> thank you, kai. hasan faces a possible death penalty if convicted in those shootings. >>> sizzling summer temperatures are heating up in maryland. wjz found many people trying to fight off the heat at the inner harbor. good place to be. take a live look outside right now. most of this morning's clouds have moved out, allowing temperatures to climb. let's go to bob turk, tracking temperatures in the first warning weather center. >>> take a look at temps now. this is the highest we've we've seen all day now. highest, 96. 86 in ocean city. and 82 up in elkton. excuse me. up in oakland. and pax river at 98. temps today are running, compared to yesterday, about 10 degrees warmer at this time. however, the heat index yesterday at this hour was 84. now, the heat index is up to 107. that's the highest it's been all day long. and because of that, we have a heat advisory in effect until 8:00 p.m. also, to the north of us, severe thunderstorm watches in effect because, well, look what's happ
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Jul 18, 2012 4:00pm EDT
together, take a look. it still feels like 102, 103 in d.c. look at texas, 111 is what it feels like. the reason hagerstown is so much tooler, obviously, the storm is going through. now, today, this is where we topped out at 102. that matches our record set way back in 1887. during this time frame, the heat index is also 107. very uncomfortable, very unsafe if you are not taking heed. i will have more coming up. back to you. >> thank you. and because. storms, the debar churs and -- departures and delays are occurring at the airport. derek has more. derek? >> reporter: keep in mind, this is the 11th heat advisory we've had so far their year and just in the last week, this intense heat has claimed another five lives in maryland. all you have to do is step outside to feel the effects. >> it looks cute but it's hard to look cute and be cool. >> i lose my breath. it's miserable outside. [ sirens ] >> reporter: health officials call this weather danger. so far, this heat has contributed to the deaths of 23 people in maryland, baltimore city reporting more than any other city. >> so the dan
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Jul 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the utility and from out of the state, from canada to ms. -- to mississippi and texas and florida. we have the forces to restore power. we haven't hit the four day mark if you think about it. we've restored 2/3 but we still have another 200,000 some customers to go. >> if you're one of those customers you don't want to hear about what's been restored and you're going crazy. how to you decide where you send those crews. >> we look for the feeders, the pieces of equipment that feeds power to the largest amount of customers. then we look at the customers that are downstream if you will, down line whether there are perhaps one house fed by one wire by one pole. that's where it gets really tedious for folks that are without power. >> there's no way to promise people that you're coming out. >> we're trying not to mess with people's minds. we're going to say this is going to go into the weekend and if we get you in service earlier all the better. >> thank you so much rob gold from bge. now back to you. >> all right, denise. thank you. >>> this hot weather is not helping this recovery. and we
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Jul 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
week noah white won first place at the junior olympics in texas. he's the fastest child in his age category in the country. maryland's news station continues. also more coming up on what happened at the olympics. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done the impossible. you made gluten free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors, you're making it very hard to choose. your fans, the mcgregor family. 'cause we love chex. ♪ [ male announcer ] and now try new gluten free apple cinnamon chex.
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Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >>> still ahead on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. rising waters. more rain drenches texas. when relief could come. >>> keeping an eye on the skies. find out when the rain is expected. coming up in your updated weather forecast. ♪ [ horn honks ] ♪ oh, those were the best of days ♪ ♪ i still feel the summer rays ♪ that graced our backs as we went down the lane ♪ [ horn honks ] [ male announcer ] when your car is more than just a car to you, the right insurance matters. are you getting the coverage options you need and the discounts you deserve? for an agent or quote, call 800-my-coverage ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ >>> in houston, residents are getting drenched. they had been weathering a messy storm for days. you can see all the rain is creating big problems for drivers. one driver was seen on top of his car, trying to escape the water. there is no end in sight either. the national w
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Jul 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
for relocated to texas citing higher taxes in california anthony and fletcher switch his affiliation from republican to independent. attorneys for the call out the theater shootings suspect say he was being treated by psychiatrists at the school where he had been studying the disclosure comes after police discovered a packet sent by james host the was doctored the university of colorado the package reportedly contained a letter that describe shooting people and defense lawyers say the legal doctor/patient communication jeopardize this is rights to a fair trial. maryland police say may have prevented another massacre like the one and colorado 28 year-old male pup press got bond and threats to his work and investigators say he was in the process of getting fired when 25 firearms including semiautomatic rifles and pistols and they say it looks like a scar was also inspired by the batman movies. >>> he said damage joker and am going to load my guns and blow everyone up. the individual was during a t-shirt that said that is so kill people i do. >>> he was taken in for a mental health eval
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Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
short in the bonus fan to the final player. the nod instead goes to texas player, hugh darvish. >> despite not making the all- star team in his first season, hamel represents who is -- what is most important in this team, it is the pitching. hamel and chin have been the best starters. a big reason why the o's are in play-off contention here at the all-star break. but it has not been easy for manager buck showalter, because of injuries. regulars, nolan reimolds, brian roberts, on the disabled list. that has placed rookie in left field. and chris davis among the fill- ins for markakis. showalter looks forward to the all-star break. >> you know, regrouping, trying to get some people healthy, more than anything else. markakis is looking great. he's going to be an option with no sets backs that's all encouraging. so the regroup part of it is, we're trying to hold the fort here and finish as strong as we can. and you know, see how we want to start the second half with the rotation. >> speaking of those pitchers, chris tillman had an outstanding start in seattle. he could be a big add
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Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
viewers off the roadway in texas >> a long time football powerhouse has been dealt a blow that will cripple it for years to come >> you will see a lot of,,,,,,,, >> san jose police are looking for the killer of young couple inside their home. neighbors on the 300 block of seventh street say they heard shouting and shops around 4:00 this morning and saw a man running from the home. they say victim were a couple in their 20s who had three small children. one woman said one of the children may have seen the shooting. >> my concern was the kids because they were coming out crying and i ask them what happened in they said the man shot my mommy and daddy >> police say they don't believe it was a murder-suicide and are investigating it as a double murder. >> 84 alarm fire leave 60 people in san jose homeless. fire, it started on camden avenue around 9:00 last night. 20 apartments were damaged and five people suffered minor injuries. the cause is being investigated. raiders wide receiver. spay pleaded no contest to a the y charge. chp says it's spotted him leaving on the lower deck of the b
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Jul 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
baseball. they have to against the texas rangers and then for against the powerful new york yankees. in july oakland is at 16/0 runs hitting 252 well above the sea is an average, outscoring themselves by 20 runs. the pitching is backing up the headings. what does it all mean? they are just a half-game out of the wild-card race. this is the first year that two teams can advance to the post- season for a wild-card position which gives teams like the a's a lot of hope. >> i don't want to take you back to far but i did interview during your rookie season as the san francisco giants but you have not changed and i have. >> you are not at all. you do not look at all. talk about changing. that is a long time ago. >> that was 1982, your first full season but you have come so far. you are on fire at the plate lately, going power hour with long home runs, what is the difference for the team? >> the guys are realizing their potential. they're starting to play better team baseball. they're picking each other up, and realizing that we can play in this division in this league. we have great pitchi
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Jul 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
head of noah's climate offices tom carl. >>> overseeing not only in texas but another phenomenon and other parts of a world. >>> where we can explain these events by natural variability along. >>> to know called the entire year of 2011 the year of extreme weather events. starting in joplin misery. all told there were seven tornado outbreaks in america last year. and all of that was caused by the name yet. typically landing at is marked by a sharp cooling in the pacific but last year's 20 new was the warmest ever and again the government concluded that global climate change payroll. >>> what's happening is keys and these normal fluctuations between on the landing and events that lead to some of the extreme conditions become more extreme more as intense than that might otherwise have been because we've got some increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. waiting to warmer planets. the scientists and not claim in that climate change causes a specific tornado or a specific route but what they are saying the first time ever is that science has advanced to the point they can be the odds.
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Jul 5, 2012 1:35am PDT
and his graduate students at the university of texas law michael simon wrote right are nevertheless it hurt it in another minute delay the flight of all was flying over what's to chile and their lead no. i'm, as if it's in the controls you're not catching the autopilot sense of its own magic navigation solution and you can manipulate it left to right upper down. the exercise is in conjunction with the arm of the common security would seem to raise some concerns about vulnerabilities in the domestic use of drones. once you have this silly to have a list of bond but it is believed to way between eight and 900 lbs.. >>> their job is to save lives but tonight's seventh florida lifeguards are out of a job for a decision to rescue a drowning man. tomas lopez police swimmer from the water monday the problem the man was outside the zone that the lifeguard and company is contracted to projects. lopez was fired on the spot. he says he has no regrets. >>> and when my job and went help someone. i'm going to do what i felt was right and i did. and by see anyone regardless of reuter save him on a
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Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
washington and got a booster shot there is in all adults to give back some is the lid down in texas them too young. right now all 8% to two adults get the vaccine dr. john the book cbs news new york. will that happen before you step in the wrong way new approach the bridge toll if you do a fast track for cash you can actually get hit with a $25 fine. reportedly was uncovered a way of too little out of that. the we went to the senate agrees to be short rock. a crash susan larsen and her boyfriend rarely use the bay area bridges the they say it did no there have to be a tall on the bridge. did we we didn't get any toll bridges on the way they're so we assume the way back wouldn't go through any. the didn't have cash to the bridge doesn't take checks are credits to tell me there be a fee. but it did know how much was going to be. turns out as a $25 fee. television may be some but a criminal $25 for television and i couldn't believe it. you don't have any cash just go through the toll plaza it received a violation notice there's room on therefore written explanation vast tracts john gib
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